TV Guide Shakes Flash Cookies Class Action

Law360, New York (January 11, 2012, 8:09 PM EST) -- In the latest in a series of class actions over the use of online Flash cookies and consumer privacy, an Arkansas judge last week dismissed a class action against TV Guide Online Holdings Inc. that accused the company of illegally harvesting website users' personal information.

Washington County Circuit Judge Mark Lindsay dismissed the case against TV Guide in an order signed Jan. 3. Lindsay found that a provision of TV Guide's online user agreement stipulating that any legal actions be brought in Los Angeles state or...
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